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Ridge Fire

Unit Information

Colorado River District Office
Bureau of Land Management
1785 Kiowa Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

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Incident Contact

Dolores Garcia, AZ BLM
Email: dagarcia@blm.gov
Phone: 602-828-8734
Hours: M - F, 8 to 5

Highlighted Activity

08/25/2020 Partial Rescission of Ridge Fire Closure Order - Effective 0700 8/26/2020
There may be short term access restrictions on BLM Road 7101, also known as Flag Mine Road and Antelope Wash Road as fire crews continue masticating vegetation along those roadways. PUBLIC LAND...
Closure - 08/25/2020
Map of Closure Area with Partial Rescission effective August 26, 2020.Image options: [ Full Size ]

NO FURTHER FIRE UPDATES - AREA CLOSURE IS ACTIVE

 Past Daily Updates/News Releases 


-INCIDENT SUMMARY-
The Ridge Fire located in the Hualapai Mountains, southeast of Kingman, AZ. It started the afternoon of August 16 as the result of a lightning strike from area thunderstorms. The community of Pine Lake is approximately 5 miles north of the fire. As of 9/2/2020 the fire was 100% contained.

There are NO threats to homes or structures from the Ridge Fire. 
 Area residents should always be READY.

Closures: On August 26 at 0700, the BLM partially rescinded the Fire Closure Order previously put in place on August 21.  CLOSURE ORDER & MAP

There may be short term access restrictions on BLM Road 7101, also known as Flag Mine Road and Antelope Wash Road as fire crews continue masticating vegetation along those roadways. 
 
County Emergency Notification System:
Mohave County residents are encouraged to sign up for the County's Code Red Emergency Notification System: https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BF06DA57F62C  

Area residents should be READY. Arizona experiences wildfires year-round and conditions remain unseasonably hot and dry with high fire danger.  
Learn more about Arizona's Ready-Set-Go program that educates residents about proactive measures to take before an emergency and actions to follow when communities are threatened. https://ein.az.gov/ready-set-go/

Fire Restrictions are in effect through the area.
For more information on area fire restrictions and area fire activity visit: https://wildlandfire.az.gov/

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday August 16th, 2020 approx. 06:15 PM
Location3.5 miles south of Pine Lake, AZ
Incident CommanderLocal Type 4 Organization
Coordinates35.008 latitude, -113.879 longitude

Current Situation

Size3,079 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Chaparral (6 feet)

Timber (Litter and Understory)

Outlook

Planned Actions

Securing containment lines is the primary focus as well as repair and rehab focusing on the road system and mechanical disturbance.

Remarks

NO FURTHER UPDATES - INCIWEB ACTIVE AS LONG AS AREA CLOSURE IS ACTIVE